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Leslie Avent FINDLEY

Regimental number5016
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Edwin James Findley, c/o Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5015 Pte David Edward Ward FINDLEY, 24th Bn, died of wounds, Passchendaele, Belgium, 26 October 1917; 4429 Pte Samuel John FINDLEY, 2nd Motor Transport Company, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.

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